Historical Society Lecture By Leslie Poling-Kempes


Los Alamos Historical Society’s 2017-2018 lecture series “100 Years on The Pajarito Plateau” presents popular Abiquiu-based author Poling-Kempes, speaking about her latest book, “Ladies of the Canyons: A League of Extraordinary Women and their Adventures in the American Southwest”.

The event is 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 at Fuller Lodge in Los Alamos.

The book is the true story of remarkable women who left the security and comforts of genteel Victorian society and journeyed to the American Southwest in search of a wider view of themselves and their world, including intrepid visitors to the Pajarito Plateau.

Poling-Kempes has written six books of fiction and nonfiction about the American Southwest.

Her lecture is co-sponsored by the New Mexico Humanities Council.

The Los Alamos Historical Society’s 2017-2018 lecture series, “100 Years on The Pajarito Plateau” is sponsored by Raffi Andonian and Nicole Kliebert.

Visit http://losalamoshistory.org for a complete schedule of lectures and events.


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